PRODUCTION OF LOW-SULFUR GASOLINE
Catalytic converters are to be installed in the exhaust systems of new cars starting with 1975 model year. The use of catalytic converters is intended to control carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon emissions. However, the catalysts convert some of the sulfur in gasoline into sulfuric acid mist in the exhaust. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact on oil refineries to produce unleaded, low-sulfur gasolines and also to desulfurize all gasolines produced for United States sales.
Kellogg (MN) CompanyHouston, TX USA
National Environmental Research CenterEnvironmental Protection Agency
Cincinnati, OH USA 45268
- Hoot, W F
- Publication Date: 1974-7
- Pagination: 149 p.
- TRT Terms: Air quality management; Carbon monoxide; Catalysts; Catalytic converters; Cost estimating; Costs; Cracking; Demand; Desulfurization; Economic analysis; Economic impacts; Estimates; Gasoline; Hydrocarbons; Lead (Metal); Motor fuels; Operating costs; Petroleum refineries; Refining; Sulfur; Sulfuric acid
- Old TRIS Terms: Capitalized costs; Cracking process; Desulfurizing; Refineries
- Subject Areas: Economics; Finance; Geotechnology; Highways; Materials;
- Accession Number: 00091693
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: EPA-68-02-1303
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Aug 13 2003 12:00AM